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Canola funds cover shorts, move to net long

CNS Canada — Speculators covered short positions in the ICE Futures canola market during the week ended Tuesday, moving from a net short position to a small net long position, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Managed money and other reportable speculators moved from […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soybeans down as exports disappoint, weather improves

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures fell more than two per cent on Thursday, with the benchmark November contract recording its largest single-day decline since August, on disappointing weekly export sales and improving U.S. harvest weather, analysts said. Corn and wheat followed the weak tone. Chicago Board of Trade November soybeans futures settled down […] Read more

Sask. harvest reaches 82 per cent, weather, wildlife seen damaging crops

Saskatchewan Crop Report for the week ending October 15

Although wet and cool weather conditions last week continued to delay harvest in much of the province, many producers are back in the field or will be soon. Eighty-two per cent of the crop is now in the bin, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report, up from 78 per cent last week but behind […] Read more


Cannabis’ cousin hemp entering new age too

CNS Canada — As cannabis basks in the glow of the first day of its legalized recreational sale, its close cousin hemp is coming through its own year of change. Ted Haney, executive director of the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance, said hemp growers are going through a year in which they are learning how to […] Read more